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Mercy, The Stamp of Creation by Dr Umar Faruq Abd’Allah

This paper examines the role of mercy in the Islamic tradition and eternal salvation, and its imprint on all affairs of the universe. Although Islam is often proclaimed as the ‘religion of peace,’ theologically, it is more accurate to refer to it as the ‘religion of mercy.’ God has designated mercy as his primary relation to […]

Characteristics to be Adopted: Controlling the Tongue – Imam Zaid Shakir

Article reposted, with thanks to NID and Imam Zaid Shakir Note: The following characteristic is especially relevant in Ramadan, as one of the objectives of the fast is to control the tongue. Ibrahim al-Nakha’i, on of the teachers of Imam Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on them both, mentioned: “The people ruined before you were […]

Seek, Act and Strive – Advice from Habib Ali Al-Jifri for Seekers of Knowledge

“The blessing that Allah Most High has sent to you all (SeekersHub Global students) is an immense one – that He created for you those whom you can take sacred knowledge from through a continuous chain of narration so that you are confident of its authenticity. With respect to its transmission– its understanding, and its […]

Finding Peace through "The Comforter"

Article reproduced with permission from MentalHealth4Muslims by Hosai Mojaddidi We all are familiar with the 99 names of God, but many are not aware that the Prophet (peace be upon him) had over a hundred names. The Qur’an actually lists 77 explicitly and 121 in total if you include verbs. The hadith and other ancient […]

Will the Prophet Isa Intercede for Christians on Judgment Day?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: A friend of mine recently told me that she heard that Prophet Isa (as) would intercede for Christians on the Day of Judgement similarly to how Prophet Muhammad (saw) will intercede for Muslims. Is this true? Answer: assalamu `alaykum The various prophets sent by Allah will be granted the […]

SeekersHub Global Proudly Supports Celebrate Mercy

April 2nd – April 14th : CelebrateMercy Webcast with Dr. Umar, Habib Ali, Yasmin Mogahed and more! SeekersHub Global is a proud sponsor of CelebrateMercy.com’s latest global webcast, “The Rise and Call of Muhammad – Prophetic Patience in Mecca : Resolve without Revenge.” Focusing specifically on the precarious Meccan period of the Prophetic mission, CelebrateMercy.com […]

“Delusions of Love – When The Heart Tries To Go It Alone” – Abrar Qadir

“Delusions of Love – When The Heart Tries To Go It Alone” – Abrar Qadir Among the more telling hadith regarding the Muslim’s relationship with the Prophet involves Umar ibn al-Khataab’s declaration to the Prophet, “O’ Messenger of God, you are dearer to me than everything except myself!” The Prophet responded, “By the One in […]

Is Islam Based on Early Sumerian Culture, and Was the Universe Created in Six Days?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Our sons have some questions on Islam that are causing them doubt: (1) Its origins, with the notion that Islam had its basis in Horus, early Sumeria, and while Islam denounces paganism, yet it has many of its rituals steeped in pagan rituals stemmed from pagan times. (2) […]

Videos: The Honor and Rank of the Prophet Muhammad (S) by Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Videos: The Honor and Rank of the Prophet Muhammad (S) by Shaykh Yahya Rhodus The Chicago Mawlid Committee holds a mawlid in remembrance and celebration of the Prophet once a month. In this blessed month, Rabi al-Awwal, we are also hosting a special program with Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, who will be reading a work that […]

The Truth of Islam, the Qur’an, & the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Khan Question: I was born in a Muslim but currently I’m a ethical monotheist. I believe in the the necessity of revelation and see Muhammad (PBUH) as an exemplary man but I want to know if there is any rational or logical reason to believe he is a prophet and the […]